Do you have a passion for food safety?
Do you have top notch communication and organisational skills?
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
The Food Compliance Services Group at MPI are looking for a food coordinator/analyst with an eye for detail, an enquiring mind and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position is to be based in Wellington. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the growing Food Compliance Services Team at MPI where you can use your unique blend of technical and personal skills, while making a difference in ensuring only safe and suitable food is sold in food businesses across Aotearoa New Zealand
The Food Coordinator will work closely with Food Compliance team members to support operational responses and investigations on food incidents, including food recalls. You will be working with members of the public and the food industry to resolve a range of compliance issues. The role is also responsible for ensuring efficient recording of and response to food incidents and emergencies.
Mōu – About You
The successful candidate will have:
The ideal candidate would also have some or all of the following:
If you seek challenges and are comfortable in dealing with both industry and the public we want to hear from you.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: – Benefits of working at MPI
The salary for this role is circa $57,000 to $67,000 depending on skills and experience
Ngā Taki Whakahaumaru – Security checks
Low level Security Clearance
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
The closing date is Wednesday 10th February 2021
If you have any questions about the role, please email [email protected]
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.